National / International News

VIDEO: First US Ebola case 'critical'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 19:16
The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola within the US has deteriorated from a serious to a critical condition, doctors in the state of Texas say.

Cable plans pay rise for apprentices

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 19:06
Business Secretary Vince Cable is to unveil coalition plans to give low-paid apprentices a £1-an-hour pay rise and prepares to attack Tory benefit cuts.

Shows extended on iPlayer to 30 days

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 18:53
Shows will now be available to watch on the BBC iPlayer for 30 days rather than seven, after the service was extended by the corporation.

Schools 'must help poorest excel'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 18:51
Some schools have "cracked the code" of helping poorer children excel at school but more must follow their lead, argues a report.

NHS 'at breaking point', medics say

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 18:38
The NHS and social care services are "at breaking point", a group of leading medical groups and charities say in a letter addressed to politicians.